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Feb 5, 2011 6:00pm EST
resigned from his post with the ruling party here. an official with the obama administration called it a positive step, but there were also signed they they plan to keep mubarak in office as long as possible. the president has said holoe'll stay until elections in september, and they think mubarak should stay, too, at least for now. he was speaking for himself when he said mubarak remains utterly critical in the day s ahead. the thousands of protesters still going rejected that today. why not wait until september? >> we don't trust mubarak anymore. >> military check points creating a stronger buffer around the square are now creating enormous lines to get in. check out the line right outside liberation square. the longest line we have seen yet, stretching really as far as the eye can see to the nile that you have to cross to get into the square, and keep in mind, this is now day 12. we asked the protesters if mubarak does step down, then what? what about fears of international chaos here? >> are you at all worried about the power vacuum, who will lead next after mubarak? >> no, i'm
Feb 19, 2011 5:30pm PST
obama did call the king of bahrain over the weekend, so we want to bring in christiane amanpour. the host of "this week." always great to see you. i know you had an exclusive interview with secretary of state hillary clinton. what did she tell you about what we're witnessing? >> bahrain is a key u.s. ally. home of the fifth fleet and it patrols the vital shipping lanes, oil lanes in the persian gulf. i asked whether the u.s. would hold bahrain as strictly accountable as it did egypt. >> we try to hold everyone to a similar standard, but we cannot dictate the outcomes, we can't tell countries what they're going to do. we had no control over what happened in egypt. we expressed our opinion as we went along and we're working with our counterparts so their transition is peaceful, meaningful, transparent, produces results. >> secretary also said they want bahrain to continue reforms and they would speak out if there were violations of human rights or inappropriate violation. and barack obama, according to the white house, told the king of bahrain, he condemned any violence used against pe
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